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3 things that can make sleeping tricky

sleepingWe know that a good night’s sleep can make us feel good—in fact, sleep helps keep your immune system strong and makes you feel less stressed. But what can you do when you’re lying in bed and your mind is going a million miles an hour? We all have trouble sleeping sometimes. Read this article to learn about everyday things that can affect your sleep and what to do about them.

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Here’s how a sleep journal can help you sleep better

One way to find out what’s getting in the way of a good night’s sleep is by keeping a sleep journal. Use this simple tool to answer just 15 questions that help you track patterns over one to two weeks. It will help you and your doctor know more about what affects your sleep and figure out the next steps for achieving a good night’s rest.

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This is your brain on vacation…

What does your body actually do after you finish counting sheep and drift off to sleep each night? It grows and repairs cells, figures out new pathways in your brain, and recharges energy. But what happens if you have a long-term sleep problem? Watch this video to find out more.

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Should you have a sleep study?

Are you tired during the day? If you stop breathing or snore while you’re sleeping, you may have sleep apnea. A sleep study is the only way to know for sure. Sleep apnea can make it hard to get through the day, but treatment will make you feel better and could even save your life. Use this interactive tool to find out more.

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Social Media Teasers

  • Lying in bed and your mind won’t stop spinning? Find out about everyday things that can affect your sleep and what to do about them here.
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  • Answering 15 questions a day with a simple sleep journal can show you what affects your sleep and put you on the path to better rest.
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  • What does your body actually do after you finish counting sheep and drift off to sleep each night? Watch this short video to find out.
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  • Does your snoring and lack of sleep make it hard to get through the day? Use this interactive tool to learn how a sleep study can help.
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